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Study pegs UConn’s economic impact at $3.39B

An economic impact analysis commissioned by UConn determined that the school generated $3.39 billion in economic activity in 2013.

UConn's School of Nursing receives $2.3M

UConn's School of Nursing received a $2.3 million pledge from Robin Froman and Steven Owen to establish its first endowed faculty chair. The pledge will...

Benefit corporations prepare for launch

Matt Pilon |

On Oct. 1, Christopher Brechlin plans to convert his Willimantic civic startup, Blueprint for a Dream, into one of Connecticut's first benefit corporations.

UConn poaches nonprofit food policy think tank from Yale

UConn announced Friday a new partnership with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, a nationally recognized nonprofit that will move to downtown Hartford.

900 re-enroll in CT colleges

Connecticut's new initiative to train the workforce – Go Back to Get Ahead – has re-enrolled 900 residents to complete their associate or bachelor's degree at one of the 17 state colleges...

UConn is 31st best place to get an accounting degree

A trade publication of the accounting industry has ranked UConn's School of Business as the 31st best program in the nation.

DEEP concludes parks centennial celebration

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection will conclude its Connecticut State Parks Centennial on Saturday at a 10 a.m. event at Haddam Meadows State Park in Haddam.

Connecticut College, Yale named most beautiful

A national survey of the most beautiful college campuses in America founded Connecticut College in New London and Yale University in New Haven were in the top 100.

W. Haven firm develops anti-Ebola drug

West Haven pharmaceutical firm NanoViricides announced Tuesday its further progress in developing a drug to help combat the disease outbreaking in Africa.

UConn moves full-time MBA program to Hartford

The UConn School of Business is relocating its full-time MBA program to its downtown Hartford campus, a move that aims to give students more professional opportunities as well as the chance to learn...

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